Xenophon’s volunteers are of every age and come from all walks of life. We are fortunate to have a number of teenage volunteers that also come to the center each week to give of their time. Many come to fulfill their school’s community service hour requirements, but stay well beyond the needed hours for they, too, are drawn in to the magic of special needs children and horses. Each of these teens brings energy and laughter to the program. In light of the stressful work schedule of high school students these days, the hours given to Xenophon are especially appreciated. Each year, Xenophon recognizes one of these teens who seems to go above and beyond the norm in terms of hours of time given, jobs done, and overall helpfulness within the program. This year, Rachel Ziegler was chosen by the Xenophon Staff as the outstanding teen volunteer of the year. Our staff says,
“Rachel is always quick to jump in where needed and take on any task no matter how trivial or how dirty she might get.”
“Rachel has an amazing level of maturity about her. She always gives her all to the job”.
Congratulations, Rachel, and thank you for all you do for Xenophon!